MATT SHEPARD IS A FRIEND OF MINE is a powerful feature documentary about Matthew Shepard, the young gay man who was tortured and murdered in one of the most notorious hate crimes in U.S. history. Directed by Michele Josue, a close friend of Shepard’s, the film revisits the shocking case with never-before-seen photos, rare video footage, and new revelations about Shepard’s all-too-brief life.
We will begin screenings of the film at the NoHo 7 on Friday, February 13. Director Michele Josue, producer Liam McNiff and subjects Dennis Shepard and Zeina Barkawi will participate in Q&A’s after the 7:50 PM screenings on Friday and Saturday, February 13 and 14. The Friday screening will feature a live performance by Randi Driscoll and the Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles.